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How to fix database error duplicate entry

At first I thought this was just a damaged table, so I tried repairing via MySQL, but it appears there's more fundamental issues. Which of the duplicates should I remove, and any further advice in ...
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2 wordpress loops showing 1 post from same post type - how to avoid showing the same post?

I got to two loops in my template files. Both querying the same thing essentially. This loop in my header: $testimonial_head = new WP_Query(array( 'posts_per_page' => 1, 'post_type' ...
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$wpdb->insert Database Error Duplicate Entry Error Logging

Is there an equivalent to INSERT IGNORE in the wpdb class? As I'm fetching and inserting a twitter feed and the field in which I store the tweet ID is keyed UNIQUE, I am aware that duplicates are ...
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Offset posts with random order

I'm trying to have five advertisement locations, each pulling posts from the same custom post type, but also loading randomly. The only problem I have with my code below is that it will sometimes ...
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How to avoid duplicating same meta_value?

I have "publication_year" as meta_key for some images/attachments. I want to list all meta_values inside html table, but I don't want same publication_year value to repeat, my code is: <?php $args ...
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Merging two wp_posts tables while avoiding duplicates

Is there a simple way to merge two wp_posts tables while avoiding duplicates?
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Why does get_users suddenly return duplicates?

I'm having a hard time figuring this one out. I'm running a simple users query : $args = array( 'role' => 'custom_role', 'orderby' => 'ID', 'order' => 'DESC', 'number' => ...
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Duplicate posts being displayed when querying Custom Fields

I have created a small segment within WordPress that records match information for League of Legends. Using up to 30 different custom fields I can store information of 30 champions picked from 3 games ...
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Multiple URLs with Numbers

I am trying to correct a problem on a Wordpress site which is producing duplicate pages in the format of: /about-us/connecticut/3/3 /about-us/connecticut/3/3 /about-us/connecticut/3/ ...
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update_options and unique filenames

I was able to temporarily disable an automatic task of wordpress during a specific file type upload which is nice. For instance, I changed the usual upload path for the pdf uploads by doing this: ...
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Duplicate posts and change category (frontend)

I am trying to create a button inside a post and, when the user clicks on it, I'd like the post to be duplicated and this new post goes to another category, is it possible? For example: I have "post ...
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Alter SQL query to return posts with unique custom field value, no duplicate values

I currently have a list of posts with the custom field "Name," with several posts having the same value for "Name." I would like to retrieve a list of posts that all have unique values for "Name." ...
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Avoid WP_Query's duplicate posts with taxonomies

Given a blog featuring several categories (such as "Sport", "Nature", etc), I've then proceded to create a custom taxonomy, which allows me to show articles in certain areas of my blog with terms such ...
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Auto-remove custom field with no value on publish

I got some plugins that auto-generates custom fields. Does anyone know how to automatically remove empty custom fields from post when I press "publish"? A check I can put in my functions.php that ...
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Save both current and new version of post meta

I want to save two versions of my custom meta box data called "sidebar". I want to compare a new and old version of this data later on, so that is why I want to save a copy of the current "sidebar" to ...
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Why are theme templates organized as multiple point of entry PHP files instead of reusing your theme's index.php?

I've started to develop my own theme in the past couple weeks (and extracting WP functionality here and there in the past year), and I'm finding the structure of the WP templates awful redundant. ...
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How do I duplicate a single wpmu site?

I'm looking for a method to copy a single wpmu site, pages, and content easily. I have not found any plugins that allow me to do this. My goal is to essentially have a template of pages and content ...
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Prevent duplicate pages from being added

Im using this code to prevent duplicate post from being added but i also need to prevent duplicate pages too. Can Someone please help? function clearDuplicatePosts(){ global $wpdb; $prefix = ...
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If the only permalink setting is %postname% what happens in the case of old duplicates?

I am tempted to change my blog to be site.com/postname. I know that for new posts Wordpress is smart enough to add a unique number to them, but what about old posts that would get updated? I can run ...